We've all had the experience of sleeping at a relative's house where the heat is stifling or staying in a hotel room whose air conditioner just won't turn off. In both cases, it's difficult to get a good night of sleep. Neuroscientists in Switzerland recently found a reason for that: They identified a population of "Goldilocks neurons" that increase REM sleep when the room temperature is just right.
I Don't Sleep, I Dream
Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold
Written by Andrea Michelson July 16, 2019
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